Adur, West & East Worthing Party including East Arun

Tag Archives: Worthing

Annual General Meeting Report

On Monday 21st November, members from across Adur and Worthing came together for the local party annual general meeting. This has been the first opportunity for members to discuss pressing local issues including the future of the A27, the controversial Manor Sports ground fencing decision and the terrible state of Brooklands park lake. It was […]

Support Reform Renting

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats are proud to be the only local party standing up for the growing number of residents who currently rent. We’ve got the facts for you: The average letting fee in Adur & Worthing is £355, many people have to pay over £500! This is on top of high up-front costs like […]

Manor Sports Ground – Update!

You’ll remember late last month when we announced our opposition to the fencing-off of part of Manor Sports Ground for use by the new Bohunt Academy, and in a victory for Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats the decision was called in to scrutiny. Councillors Hazel Thorpe and Bob Smytherman, supported by Councillor James Doyle (Green) requested a […]

UPDATE: Manor Sports Ground Fencing

Earlier this week we announced our opposition to the fencing-off of part of Manor Sports Ground for use by the new Bohunt Academy, and in a victory for Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats the decision has been called in to scrutiny. Councillors Hazel Thorpe and Bob Smytherman, supported by Councillor James Doyle (Green) requested a […]

Calls for Resignation Over Brooklands Shambles

At last night’s meeting (25th October 2016) Worthing Borough Council received a petition from over 1,500 local residents expressing years of frustration with the shoddy state of Brooklands Park and the blue algae that has killed a numerous number of birds and wildlife following years of failing to dredge the lake and manage the crisis. […]

Aquarena

Following extensive public consultation, developers Roffey have submitted a revised planning application for the Aquarena site to Worthing Borough Council. Roffey Homes’ vision for the former swimming pool site, in Brighton Road, includes a 15-storey tower, café and seafront square. The number of homes has decreased from 147 to 141, and includes on-site affordable housing provision. […]

PETITION: Proportional Representation

A key commitment of the Liberal Democrats for decades has been to reform the voting system. There is currently a petition on the UK Parliament website calling for the government to debate Proportional Representation for UK General Elections. The vast majority wants PR. Our First Pass The Post voting system makes Parliament unrepresentative. One party […]

What did the Liberal Democrats do anyway?

Over the weekend our Twitter team got in to a few conversations with people questioning what the Liberal Democrats did during our time in government. Thankfully, the handy “What The Hell Have The Lib Dems Done” website exists to help answer the odd curious tweeter. If you’re wondering – here’s a few of our achievements […]

We will not sit on the fence!

Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats totally agree with Worthing residents that open spaces such as our parks, sports grounds and our greensward should be kept open for public use for all ages. Schools too should be able to retain their playing fields and not be forced into selling off sections of land to development to pay […]

‘Smart Worthing’ – Our Vision

Whilst we’re enormously proud of our town and its history, we need to look to Worthing’s future and prepare a town fit for purpose in an increasingly digital-led world. Adur & Worthing Liberal Democrats are proud to announce our vision of a ‘Smart Worthing’ – embracing technology innovation—making Worthing the most efficient, seamless, safe and forward-thinking destination […]